Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 43 18
Rank change year-on-year -11 -25 -4
Contract jobs citing J2EE 52 62 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.37% 7.31% 8.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.83% 15.20% 35.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 38 37
Essex median daily rate £508 £481 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.45% +37.50% -3.45%
10th Percentile £353 £281 £220
90th Percentile £600 £619 £483
East of England median daily rate £510 £463 £380
% change year-on-year +10.27% +21.71% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 24
Essex median hourly rate - £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71% -7.89%
East of England median hourly rate - £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +5.71% -7.89%

J2EE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 376 408 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 38.84% 48.11% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 273 128
Essex median daily rate £525 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +46.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £410 £313 £226
90th Percentile £600 £600 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 30 27
Essex median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -10.26%
10th Percentile £25.22 £29.64 £30.75
90th Percentile £75.00 £63.75 £42.82
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +8.75% +11.11% -6.49%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2EE in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Essex over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Essex region over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea +2 30 £520 -0.76% 1
Brentwood -2 2 £475 +48.44%
Basildon +1 1 - -
J2EE
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 38 (73.08%) Java
2 29 (55.77%) Configuration Management
3 28 (53.85%) Jenkins
4 27 (51.92%) Oracle
5 24 (46.15%) Linux
6 23 (44.23%) WebLogic
7 22 (42.31%) SQL
7 22 (42.31%) Unix
7 22 (42.31%) Apache
7 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
8 20 (38.46%) Ansible
8 20 (38.46%) webMethods
8 20 (38.46%) BEA
9 19 (36.54%) Shell Script
10 18 (34.62%) Test Strategy
11 17 (32.69%) DevOps
11 17 (32.69%) Microservices
11 17 (32.69%) Scrum
11 17 (32.69%) Perl
12 16 (30.77%) PL/SQL
12 16 (30.77%) Docker
13 14 (26.92%) Process Improvement
13 14 (26.92%) Puppet
13 14 (26.92%) Open Source
13 14 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (26.92%) OO
13 14 (26.92%) Data Modelling
13 14 (26.92%) HTTP
13 14 (26.92%) TCP/IP

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (44.23%) WebLogic
2 22 (42.31%) Apache
3 13 (25.00%) JBoss
3 13 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 12 (23.08%) Tomcat
5 11 (21.15%) nginx
6 10 (19.23%) IIS
6 10 (19.23%) Jetty
6 10 (19.23%) Mongrel
7 7 (13.46%) WebLogic Portal
8 6 (11.54%) Confluence
9 3 (5.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (3.85%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (1.92%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (1.92%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 22 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (19.23%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (19.23%) Google App Engine
2 10 (19.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (17.31%) GitHub
4 3 (5.77%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) HTTP
1 14 (26.92%) TCP/IP
2 13 (25.00%) SSL
3 10 (19.23%) DHCP
3 10 (19.23%) DNS
3 10 (19.23%) FTP
3 10 (19.23%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
1 12 (23.08%) MySQL
2 3 (5.77%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.92%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.92%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 28 (53.85%) Jenkins
2 13 (25.00%) CA Gen
3 8 (15.38%) Travis CI
4 7 (13.46%) Maven
5 6 (11.54%) JIRA
6 5 (9.62%) Checkstyle
6 5 (9.62%) Cucumber
6 5 (9.62%) Robot Framework
6 5 (9.62%) Selenium
7 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
8 3 (5.77%) JMeter
8 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
8 3 (5.77%) Subversion
8 3 (5.77%) Zephyr
9 2 (3.85%) AccuRev
9 2 (3.85%) JUnit
9 2 (3.85%) PowerDesigner
10 1 (1.92%) Gradle
10 1 (1.92%) gulp
10 1 (1.92%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Law
2 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Developer
2 9 (17.31%) Java Developer
3 7 (13.46%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Architect
4 6 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (7.69%) QA Tester
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Senior QA Tester
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Tester
6 4 (7.69%) Tester
7 3 (5.77%) Crystal Reports Designer
7 3 (5.77%) Designer
7 3 (5.77%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Lead Tester
8 2 (3.85%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) Servlets
2 11 (21.15%) Middleware
3 10 (19.23%) .NET
3 10 (19.23%) Spring
4 9 (17.31%) XML
5 7 (13.46%) Spring Boot
6 5 (9.62%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 4 (7.69%) HTML
7 4 (7.69%) SOAP
7 4 (7.69%) Web Services
8 3 (5.77%) CSS
8 3 (5.77%) HTML5
8 3 (5.77%) JSP
8 3 (5.77%) XML Messaging
9 2 (3.85%) Ajax
9 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
9 2 (3.85%) Sass
9 2 (3.85%) XML Schema
9 2 (3.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.85%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.85%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.85%) Reference Data
2 2 (3.85%) Virtual Team
2 2 (3.85%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.92%) NHS
3 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.92%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 24 (46.15%) Linux
2 22 (42.31%) Unix
3 10 (19.23%) Solaris
4 9 (17.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.85%) CentOS
6 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (55.77%) Configuration Management
2 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (34.62%) Test Strategy
4 17 (32.69%) DevOps
4 17 (32.69%) Microservices
4 17 (32.69%) Scrum
5 14 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (26.92%) Data Modelling
5 14 (26.92%) OO
5 14 (26.92%) Open Source
5 14 (26.92%) Process Improvement
6 12 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (23.08%) Kanban
6 12 (23.08%) Problem Management
6 12 (23.08%) RUP
6 12 (23.08%) Waterfall
7 11 (21.15%) TDD
8 10 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (19.23%) Test Automation
9 9 (17.31%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 38 (73.08%) Java
2 22 (42.31%) SQL
3 19 (36.54%) Shell Script
4 17 (32.69%) Perl
5 16 (30.77%) PL/SQL
6 6 (11.54%) Java 8
7 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.77%) C
9 2 (3.85%) Python
10 1 (1.92%) C#
10 1 (1.92%) Groovy
10 1 (1.92%) Haskell
10 1 (1.92%) Ruby
10 1 (1.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) IRCA
2 2 (3.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.08%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.85%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.92%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (30.77%) Docker
2 10 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (19.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (38.46%) Ansible
2 14 (26.92%) Puppet
3 8 (15.38%) Terraform
4 6 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.92%) Grafana
5 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.92%) Kibana
5 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (51.92%) Oracle
2 20 (38.46%) BEA
2 20 (38.46%) webMethods
3 13 (25.00%) Google
3 13 (25.00%) Informatica
3 13 (25.00%) Pega
4 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 10 (19.23%) VMware
5 8 (15.38%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.69%) Adobe
7 3 (5.77%) WSO2
8 2 (3.85%) Omniture
9 1 (1.92%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (1.92%) Cerner
9 1 (1.92%) Civica
9 1 (1.92%) HP
9 1 (1.92%) IBM
9 1 (1.92%) MEDITECH